HIGHWAY

  • Delhi-Jaipur Expressway to be completed by June: Nitin Gadkari 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The much-delayed Delhi-Jaipur Expressway would be completed by June, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday. He also said that he Centre is ready to build four bypasses by December for important towns if Rajasthan government offers land. "Finances for this...
  • Srinagar-Jammu National Highway reopens for one-way traffic March 19, 2015

    Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was on Thursday re-opened for one-way traffic, three days after landslides caused by rainfall forced its closure. "The highway has been reopened for light motor vehicles and today vehicles from Jammu will be allowed to move towards Srinagar," an official of the traffic department said. The official...
  • Truck carrying 400 gas cylinders catches fire at Kurnool-Anathapur highway in Andhra Pradesh March 19, 2015

    Hyderabad: A truck carrying 400 gas cylinders caught fire at Kurnool-Anathapur highway in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday. Due to some problem in the engine, the front of the truck caught fire. No casualties have been reported so far. The police is yet to investigate the major blast. More details are awaited. ...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Lyrics March 17, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway blocked due to heavy rainfall, 2,000 truckers stranded March 16, 2015

    The snowfall and rains since last week in Kashmir forced closure of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway even as air traffic remained suspended. Over 2,000 truckers stranded since last three days. ...
  • Heavy rains, snowfall in Valley; Jammu-Srinagar highway closed March 16, 2015

    Srinagar: A 4-year-old girl was killed in a landslide triggered by snowfall and rains in the last 24 hours in Kashmir, which also forced closure of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway even as air traffic remained suspended. Huda Jan was killed when she was buried under a landslide at Sunergund in Awantipora...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Background Score March 15, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway opened for one-way traffic March 10, 2015

    Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar highway was opened on Tuesday for one-way traffic after remaining closed for two days due to landslides and snowfall along the road. "The Jammu-Srinagar highway has been opened for one-way traffic on Tuesday," a senior traffic official said. "Vehicles will move from Jammu to Srinagar but no vehicle will...
  • In pics: Heavy snowfall in Srinagar, Jammu-Srinagar National Highway shut March 9, 2015

    Heavy rain and snowfall continues to disrupt life in North India. Five inches of snowfall was reported in Srinagar. The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway is shut after a mudslide at Kheri leaving several hundred people stranded. ...
  • Gadkari set to achieve target of building 25-kms of highways everyday March 3, 2015

    Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari has set the ball rolling to achieve the target of building 25-kilometers of highways everyday. Speaking exclusively to Network 18, he proposed a new public private partnership model with government pitching. ...
  • Highways construction delays due to land acquisition: Government February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Delays in construction of some national highways have been mainly due to land acquisition, environment and contractual issues, Parliament was informed on Thursday. "Some National Highway projects under various phases of National Highways Development Projects (NHDP) have been delayed mainly due to land acquisition, poor performance of contractors and...
  • Why Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda have been missing 'Highway' journey February 22, 2015

    Mumbai: Road movie 'Highway' completed its voyage of one year Saturday, taking its lead actors Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda down memory lane. "One year ago ! ;) #Highway missing," Alia tweeted. Whereas Randeep shared a sketch of himself from the movie with a caption : "@mitenlapsiya: #1YearOfHighway @RandeepHooda" Imtiaz Ali's...
  • Why have Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda been missing 'Highway' journey? February 22, 2015

    Road movie 'Highway' completed its voyage of one year Saturday, taking its lead actors Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda down memory lane. "One year ago ! ;) #Highway missing," Alia tweeted. Whereas Randeep shared a sketch of himself from the movie with a caption : "@mitenlapsiya: #1YearOfHighway @RandeepHooda" Imtiaz Ali's directorial...
  • Imtiaz Ali: Indian cinema is instrumental in shaping the sense of morality that exists in the society February 7, 2015

    Gurgaon: The glitz and glamour of cinema must go beyond entertainment to have the right impact on society, believes filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, who says he tries to make socially responsible films. "I realise the power of the medium that we work in and there is a sense of responsibility that I...
  • 60th Filmfare Awards: The complete list of winners February 1, 2015

    Best Director- Vikas Bahl for 'Queen' Best Film- 'Queen' Best Actor (Female)- Kangana Ranaut for 'Queen' Best Actor (Male)- Shahid Kapoor for 'Haider' Best Supporting Actor (Female)- Tabu for 'Haider' Best Supporting Actor (Male)- Kay Kay Menon for 'Haider' Best Actress (Critics)- Alia Bhatt for 'Highway' Best Actor (Critics)- Sanjay Mishra for 'Ankhon Dekhi' Best Film (Critics) Award-...
  • US team seeks closure of Central Delhi, Delhi-Agra Highway during President Obama's visit January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The advance team of US secret service has sought the closure of Central Delhi and Delhi-Agra Highway for three days during President Barack Obama's visit to India. The President will be in India from January 25-27. The demand was made by advance team of US secret service which met...
  • Charlie Hebdo attackers hold at least one hostage in Paris, operation to nab killers underway January 9, 2015

    Paris: Shots were fired during a car chase and at least one hostage was taken to the north-east of Paris on Friday, in the same area police were hunting for two brothers accused of slaughtering 12 people in an Islamist assault. The hostage drama was underway at a business in...
  • All new national highways to be made of concrete: Nitin Gadkari January 1, 2015

    Mumbai: Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said all new road projects of the Centre will use concrete. "All the new roads which we will be constructing will be of concrete," Gadkari told reporters. Against the prevalent rate of Rs 350 per bag of cement, Gadkari said the Ministry had found a...
  • Himachal Pradesh: 175 labourers working on the Rohtang tunnel trapped after snowfall December 21, 2014

    In Himachal Pradesh the National Highway from Manali to Rohtang Pass has been shut down, after 175 labourers working on the Rohtang tunnel were trapped following a fresh spell of snowfall. The Indian Air Force and the Border Roads Organisation are engaged in rescue operations. ...
  • 10 charred to death, 12 suffer injuries as gas tanker explodes on Delhi-Jaipur highway December 14, 2014

    Jaipur: In a tragic incident, 10 people were burnt alive and 12 others injured when a gas tanker caught fire and exploded on the Delhi-Jaipur highway near Beelpur village, 35 kms from Jaipur, late on Saturday night. Jaipur Collector and District Magistrate Krishna Kunal, who was supervising the rescue operation, said...
  • Railway minister Suresh Prabhu calls for fast tracking pending projects November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu advised Metro Railway and Kolkata Metro Railway Corporation Ltd (KMRC) authorities to resolve the hurdles and accelerate the progress of their pending projects. "All pending projects need to be expedited to prevent further escalation of project costs," Prabhu said after reviewing various project works in...
  • Human skulls recovered in Puri November 23, 2014

    Puri: Twenty human skulls were recovered under a bridge on the Kusabhadra river on Puri-Konark road, police said. Apart from 20 human skulls, three buffalo skulls and some bones were also recovered from the river bed under Liakhai bridge, said Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO), Nimapada, Subash Mohanty. While the skulls have...
  • I would like to do something similar to what Alia did in 'Highway'; she was fantastic: Ileana D'Cruz November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Ileana D'Cruz, who will be seen romancing Saif Ali Khan in 'Happy Ending', says she would not mind going without makeup to do a performance-oriented role. The 27-year-old 'Main Tera Hero' star says she was mighty impressed with Alia Bhatt in Imtiaz Ali's 'Highway' and wants to do...
  • Kerala High Court orders liquor shops on highways to shift, gives 2 weeks' time to act November 10, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court on Monday directed the state government to shift all retail liquor shops located on the national and state highways. Acting Chief Justice Ashok Bhushan passed the order while hearing a public interest litigation that such shops on the highways make it easy for vehicle drivers to...
  • Watch: Bike rider frees woman trapped underneath her car in US October 30, 2014

    A bike rider in San Diego freed a woman who was trapped underneath her car on the highway. He recorded the incident on his helmet camera and it has now gone viral, one year later. ...
  • Electronic toll collection at highways to start from October 27 October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The government will commence the electronic toll collection process across national highways from October 27. With the inauguration of Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) system by the Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari on October 27, a uniform and acceptable standard of service to the commuters would become...
  • Close down alcohol shops on sides of highways, says Nitin Gadkari October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to bring down road accidents by 50 per cent in the next two years, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said alcohol shops on either side of highways should be closed. "Alcohol shops on sides of highways shall be closed," Gadkari tweeted....
  • Srinagar-Jammu highway to be closed for three days October 8, 2014

    Srinagar: The 294-km Srinagar-Jammu national highway connecting Kashmir Valley with rest of the country, will remain closed for vehicular traffic for three days in order to carry out necessary repairs on the road. "According to IGP Traffic, one portion of hillside at Gangroo (Ramsoo) has developed cracks and needs urgent...
  • J&K: 3 national highways leading to Kashmir Valley opened September 17, 2014

    Srinagar: The life in floodhit Kashmir region is limping back to normal as vehicular traffic to the Valley has been restored through three national highways facilitating the resumption of supplies at a massive scale. The national highways Mughal Road, SrinagarJammu and KishtwarSinthan have been thrown open for traffic, a spokesman...